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in south san jose just after 3:15 this morning. the 52-year-old woman who lived here just had the fright of her life. >> she was startled and scared, screamed and he ran out the backdoor. >> she called 911 and told police the male intruder was bald and wearing a plaid shirt. >>> they arrested 29-year-old ryan kamfolt. he is a registered sex offender and listed as a transient. >> when we stopped him he had a cell phone app with the police scanner frequency listening to us. we did find women's underwear in his pockets. not sure if that belonged to our victim. the daughter is out of town. >> found his car parked outside the victim's house. >> the people in the neighborhood have complained about recent burglaries. police were patrolling here and able to respond within a minute and a half. residents are happy about officers being able to catch up with the suspect so quickly. >> hands down to the police department for everything they are doing to doing more with less. >> police say he was wearing an ankle bracelet at the time of his arrest. he's on parole for robbery. whether he targeted the h
dollar sin thankful plan to keep them in the valley. new at six we are live in san jose where we have been inside the city hall debate. >> reporter: that debate turned in to grateful approval about 45 minutes ago because it could mean up to $23 million in revenue. officials were reminded these days in dealing silicon valley you have to spend money to make money. samsung semi conductor did a big deal today and it's a big deal for everybody involved. samsung plans a 200 million- dollar expansion of it's north first street offices from 200,000 to almost 700,000 square feet. it'll be a state-of-the-art research and development site. today samsung thanked san jose and it's economy kick development department. >> our vision of a unique and landmark building a testment to our commitment to maintaining a bright future for san jose. >> reporter: its cash strapped san jose that's thank. though sam sun has been here for 30 years, the mayor revealed how intense the competition was between san jose and austin. >> they figured it was 100 million-dollar difference in the cost of the project betwee
la vega is in san jose to tells you how the companies are responding, good morning. >> reporter: well, they have a very diverse population and they say the workforce for tech giants do not. they had a tough time getting them to give up all their information and they are asking 20 of the most influential stuff about their employees. only 20 responded even after they find and the companies included cisco and ebay, they show women are underrepresented especially in rolls. some say -- roles, and women are graduating in fewer technical degrees. they show how difficult it is to gain information with tech companies because they refuse to give up their equality opportunity -- equal opportunity data. back out here live here in downtown san jose, as traffic picks up we plan on asking people what they think of this new study. in san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> the official process will be held tomorrow. >> but yesterday, people gathered to hear what he had to say and he had some off the can you have remarks -- off the cuff re
the -- the -- >>> it's been called a cue for -- putting san jose ahead of other contenders. it's near a mild stone improving the -- by the end of april it will have pressure test it had more than 6700 miles. this is tsunami awareness week. want all californians in coastal areas to be aware of the dangerer. it can cause tremendous damage that'll run to northern california to vancouver island in canada. the biggest danger is here in northern california but such a quake can also hit southern california. >>> the impact already having and what some driver ls have now miss. what the future holds after midnight tonight. >>> the weather is working its way to the area, we'll have what you can expect for tomorrow and your easter weekend. >>> investigators are looking at what causing this fire. firefighters told us the fire se third floor unit. damages estimated at $1 million and no one was hurt. >>> half of the 28 tole takers rs being transferred to other positions and others are walking away with several packages. drivers who don't pay will be sent of an invoice to the address of the vehicle's registration
in the 40s and 50s, downtown san francisco 48 degrees. san jose 52. concord reporting partly cloudy skies and current temperature of 50 degrees. today a little bit cooler compared to yesterday for the coast, still some areas of fog. temperatures on track to reach the upper 50s to lower 60s. warmer in santa cruz, back up to the 70s this afternoon. right around the bay patchy fog, high clouds into the afternoon hours, 68 to 73, and the inland spots filtered sunshine could be muggy, temperatures no more 80's but still on the warm side, especially for this time of year. mid to upper 70s for places like livermore, concord and antioch. here is a look at the forecast highs this afternoon, as i mentioned the numbers come down on average about 3 to 6 degrees from yesterday's reading. santa rosa 75, downtown san francisco 67. and san jose 74 degrees. a look ahead, the five-day forecast, not much change. with your weekend we'll cool things off by sunday, no rain clouds in the five-day forecast, but just outside of this we could track rain chances by tuesday
. the traffic in san jose and south bay looks good. we're already getting a little bit of slow traffic on northbound 101. i want to move this up. 237 and 680, a crash not causing a major delay. most of the traffic is going the other way. that's pretty good news for the commute. 6:08. let's go to mark. >>> the fog, a few patches, but much better compared to yesterday. we're also adding a few high clouds to the mix as well from the pacific, but right now the fog advisories in place for the bay itself, the boaters, until 2:00 for a drop-off in visibility with the fog shooting through the bay. current temperatures in the 40s and 50s, downtown san francisco 48 degrees. san jose 52. concord reporting partly cloudy skies and current temperature of 50 degrees. today a little bit cooler compared to yesterday for the coast, still some areas of fog. temperatures on track to reach the upper 50s to lower 60s. warmer in santa cruz, back up to the 70s this afternoon. right around the bay patchy fog, high clouds into the afternoon hours, 68 to 73, and the inland spots filtered sunshine could be muggy,
between the rich and poor. >>> breaking news. we've been following this for the past hour. san jose police investigating a homicide. >>> we have -- it's a chilly start. i'll have a look at your numbers coming up. >>> a homicide investigation under way this morning in san jose after neighbors find a man's body lying in the middle of the street. we'll tell you what police are saying about the victim in this case. >>> a gruesome accident at a san francisco bart station. we'll tell you how a man was killed by an elevator next. >>> we'll show you how san francisco waterfront is developing to accommodate bigger cruise liners. >>> thousands of workers in the south bay are getting a pay raise. how they are raising questions about poverty in silicon valley. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, march 11th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm maureen naylor. pam cook is off today. we want to start with weather and traffic as always. rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> good morning, to you. another day of sunny skies. 60s and 70s. it will be
himself kenny clutch. >>> san jose police and school officials are investigating a teacher accuse of trafficking child pornography. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose to tell us why the teacher had contact with a number of students in a number of cities, robert? >> reporter: it has been a long tough day for the district informing parents and as the word spread the fear grows. >> reporter: tracing the steps has the andrew hill high school busy today. he was arrested by police for distributing child pornography. >> the youngest ones were four years old, up to nine. 5-7 years old. these are sexual acts. >>> there is no evidence he produced his own child pornography. he was a substitute from 2009 till last month. investigators point out he worked a large area. >> we are determining at what schools he substituted, how many days, what grade levels so we could be responsive to parents. >> the superintendent held an emergency meeting this afternoon and parents were notified quickly. >> it is horrible. my first thought was i hope it wasn't one of
in san jose was cleaned up, others have sprung up. what the city is doing. the morning news continues. >>> welcome to a new day. it's tuesday, march 12. i'm dave clark. >> i'm maureen mayor, pam cook is off. rosemary orozco is in for steve. is the fog burning off? >> not just jet. i'm seeing it in more places. getting outside could be tough, driving i should say. we've got patchy fog, it's more widespread, it's in some inland valley locations, it's along the coast, patchy and dense in some areas. i'll talk about when i expect it will burn away and talk about the warmup expected for your afternoon coming up. >>> traffic on highway 4 is looking good. you see the fog seeping in and out, not thick but it's there. we're looking at highway 87, there's been a crash reported, they are looking for it. somewhere in vicinity much 87 and 280, this is 87, and you can see there's nothing going on here. but nearby there could be an injury crash, we'll try and find it by the next traffic update. 6:02. let's go back to the desk. >>> happening now in rome, the conclave to name a new pope scheduled to b
. >> reporter: p.j.hales put up ribbon. >> i was an -- i was married to an officer in san jose for 28 years and i felt i had to do something. >> reporter: scott fey brought an american flag. >> heavy day today. >> reporter: on duty officers who couldn't go to the memorial said they appreciate this. >> the support we get in this town is incredible and the support for these officers who gave their lives for these people, yeah it chokes me up. >> reporter: the somber procession caused some to reflect on societal violence. >> when i see something happen like this i mean it's just, it's unbelievable. it just brings tears to your eye, what's happened to our community. >> reporter: several people said this refocused their respect for those in service. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> many people who didn't make the trip to san jose watched the service from the kaiser arena in santa cruz. the people sat there quietly wiping away tears listening to the eulogies of the two officers. many said they felt the need to be with others and share the loss together as a community. >> just to reach out,
in san jose for 28 years and i felt i had to do something. >> reporter: scott fey brought an american flag. >> heavy day today. >> reporter: on duty officers who couldn't go to the memorial said they appreciate this. >> the support we get in this town is incredible and the support for these officers who gave their lives for these people, yeah it chokes me up. >> reporter: the somber procession caused some to reflect on societal violence. >> when i see something happen like this i mean it's just, it's unbelievable. it just brings tears to your eye, what's happened to our community. >> reporter: several people said this refocused their respect for those in service. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> many people who didn't make the trip to san jose watched the service from the kaiser arena in santa cruz. the people sat there quietly wiping away tears listening to the eulogies of the two officers. many said they felt the need to be with others and share the loss together as a community. >> just to reach out, they're real people, with real families. >> you want to reach out to their fa
school teacher is behind bars in san jose today accused of possessing child pornography. new at noon, ktvu's janine de la vega has details on the arrest and the teacher's connection to several bay area schools. good afternoon, janine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. we just spoke to the superintendent here at the alum rock union school district. he says he's very concerned about this arrest. we were told by a source that the suspect has been a substitute teacherred a every school in the district. i want to show you a letter that we were just given by the superintendent. this letter is gonna go home to parents today explaining the situation. now, at this point, we don't know if any children from san jose are victims. now, let's go to a picture of the suspect. this is 44-year-old nathan forstell. san jose police arrested him yesterday for possession of child pornography. officers served a search warrant at his home and found evidence of child pornography there. nathan forstell is currently a teacher at martin luther king, junior elementary school in seaside. however, he was previous
. >>> a substitute elementary school teacher is behind bars in san jose today accused of possessing child pornography. new at noon, ktvu's janine de la vega has details on the arrest and the teacher's connection to several bay area schools. good afternoon, janine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. we just spoke to the superintendent here at the alum rock union school district. he says he's very concerned about this arrest. we were told by a source that the suspect has been a substitute teacherred a every school in the district. i want to show you a letter that we were just given by the superintendent. this letter is gonna go home to parents today explaining the situation. now, at this point, we don't know if any children from san jose are victims. now, let's go to a picture of the suspect. this is 44-year-old nathan forstell. san jose police arrested him yesterday for possession of child pornography. officers served a search warrant at his home and found evidence of child pornography there. nathan forstell is currently a teacher at martin luther kin
down in san jose. traffic not off to a great start. we were you just saw brian flores. because of a large. it hit an suv southbound 101 just after 4:30 this morning. and another car came by and hit the rock. so fortunately there was no serious injuries but the two right lanes are are closed. southbound 101 still moving by pretty well. let's move along and take a look at the bay bridge. we're getting more of a crowd here westbound as you come up to the toll plaza. the only lanes moving through are the fast track and car pool lanes. pretty soon the fast track lanes will be slow as they switch the metering lights on. we've been talking about the crash on southbound 280 still have a lane blocked. for the investigation of a fatal accident. northbound 280 moves well. we will be watching that until they clear it. filling in for steve. good morning, bill. >>> i'm waiting on the traffic. at night we think you morning guys have it so good. you have caters, makeup people and coffee. i'm still waiting. things are looking good. you have a little bit of
first on the scene of san jose's ninth homicide of the year. >>> a gruesome death at a san francisco bart station that many questions surrounding the grim discovery. >>> >> reporter: a gruesome deadly accident at a san francisco b.a.r.t. station. we'll tell you what one man was doing right before he was killed. >> reporter: this neighborhood has turned into a crime scene after neighbors find a man shot to death in the middle of the street. we'll tell you what police think may have led up to the shooting. >>> we're following developing news from afghanistan. new deadly attacks targeting u.s. troops. >>> a major crash in half moon bay has one of the major roads in and out of the area blocked. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday march 11th. we want to go right to sal following a serious crash on highway 92. >> this crash is blocking all of the lanes on 92 between 35 and 1. they are doing an investigate, major injuries. a person taken away, taken to stanford hospital. but highway 92 is shut
>>> we're live in san jose where a portion of 280 is closed after a body is found on the freeway. >>> a violent attack on a packed muni bus in san francisco. what we have learned about what happened and the man police are searching for. >>> developing news from virginia. three people are today following an overnight shooting sat a marine base. the new information just released in its investigation. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, everybody it is friday, sounds very good to say that. march 22nd i'm brian flores. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. you will not believe who is here for us on the weather this morning. >> yeah i wanted to come in and meet brian. >> and you don't need any sleep any way. >> couple hours. >> nice to be here. the weekend is shaping up. we're right there basically. we are heading for daytime highs. we are going to warm upright through the bay area week. see that pink or purple area? that is a gail warning off the coast. it will be breezy today. when i come back, i'll have the forecast for your winds and also the day-time hig
a date for a special election. in san jose, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a san jose woman known for her place in a fraud scream pled to new charges. she spent four years in prison after planting part of a human finger in a bowl of chili back in 2005. today her and her son pled not guilty to filing a false police report. prosecutors say he accidently shot himself in a foot last month, because he is not legally allowed to own a weapon, he and his mother falsely claimed he was attacked. >>> president barack obama addressed his decision to file a friend of the court brief urging the supreme court to reject california's ban on same sex marriage. >>> the supreme court asks me or my attorney general or solicitor general, constitutional must ari thought it was important for us to answer that question honestly and the answer is no. >> reporter: the president says there is no reason for banning same sex couples from marrying. the supreme court hears arguments march 26th. california republicans are gathering in sacramento for their party's spring convention with a lot to consider after last year's elec
jose. investigators are at the scene of an officer involved shooting in san jose. we know very little right now as this is still a very active scene. sources tell us a suspect may have driven a car toward police officers or rammed their police vehicle with another vehicle. ktvu maureen naylor just arrived there. we'll hear from her as far as she talks with investigators a the scene. >>> as we mentioned, new eastern span of the bay bridge is something of bombshell today. caltrain's project manager admits a third of the bolt that's are key to the bridge's seismic integrity are broken. tom vacar is live. >> reporter: it is a very critical section. it turns out giant version of this are at the heart of the surprising monumental problem. as many as a third of the giant rod bolts started breaking even as they were being bolted into place. many of the steel rod bolts are apparently too brittle. >> know met the standards. >> reporter: how can it be once a rod is put into place and it meets all the standards that it then fails? >> hydrogen is a -- typically the test is done in conjunction w
. >>> time is 5:02. starting today. the minimum wage in san jose is $10 an hour. workers will make $2 an hour more than the state mandated $8 wage. now the ordnance applied to most san jose employees and the pay hike it's the biggest jump so far in the country. voters approved it with measure d last november. labor and community leaders who pushed to raise minimum wage will be pushing off a campaign with a local business association. >>> poverty is on the rise in silicon valley. even with the technology boom. food stamp users at a ten year high and homelessness has gone up 20% in two years. analysts say the high cost of living is contributing to all of those people fall into porty. the home price is $550,000. rent they average just under $2,000 a month for two bedroom apartment. >>> catholic cardinals from all over the world are meeting for the last time to the start of tomorrow's conclave. i want to show you new video this morning. the cardinals arriving for preconclave meetings at the vatican. 115 cardinals will vote for a new pope but there doesn't appear to be a clear front runner. yester
news out of san jose where chp is looking for the driver of a deadly hit and run. it happened shortly after 3:00 at interstate 280. the chp says the driver spotted the body and called 911. it's not known how the woman ended up on the freeway. the chp has been investigating people all morning. anyone with information on this accident is asked to call the chp. janine de la vega will have more in a live report coming up at 6:30. >>> we haves a another problem on the other end of the bay. we have been talking about a boulder that rolled on to an suv. >> reporter: we are just south of the waldo tunnel and just north of the golden gate bridge. let's take a look hoe. you can see there is a broken fence line here. it's believe the at least a large boulder or rocks. and it also effected three other cars as well. literally about a minute and a ago -- very unstable along the 101 but traffic still moving here smoothly. at least on the five and six lanes. here with more on the traffic conditions and what happened this morning mary. what do you know this morning? >> reporter: we are about an hour i
80s. brentwood 80 degrees. downtown san francisco 67. forecast highs 76 in san jose. and san mateo 72. look ahead with your fife-day forecast. no major changes. we will shave off a few degrees for thursday and friday. fog still a factor for the morning hours. >>> coming up next in our 5:00 hour the black smoke tells the story. >>> also a horrific crash on a bay area freeway just hours to go. what's happening now at that accident scene. >>> we are take you to the accident scene for an update on the traffic. >>> black smoke. cardinals electing a new pope just sent a message to the world. >>> a disturbing threat at a bay area high school. how police are responding. >>> we're tracking dense fog this morning coming up where the fog is right few and the neighborhoods that will hit the 80s this afternoon. >>> good morning, to you welcome to a brand new day, wednesday, middle of the week march 13th pam cook is back. good morning, i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. mark tamayo is in for steve. i hear it's going to be warm. >> yeah a few neighborhoods ap
collecting evidence. just before 7:00 last night san jose police officers in unmarked cars tried to stop the car but the driver of the car started ramming into two police cars and a parked vehicle. the officer got out of their vehicle and that's when the suspect accelerated towards the officer. out of fear for their lives they shot the suspect and one neighbor heard all the chaos while she was eating dinner. >> we heard a car crash and she looked out the window and it was a car crash and we ran outside and we all of a sudden heard a popping sound and i guess it was gunfire. and they had all of their guns drawn and she was telling everybody, go inside, go inside. [ police sirens ] >> reporter: that suspect was rushed to the hospital where he died of his injuries and there was a passenger with him and he is being cooperative and it is unknown if he will be charged with anything. this happened in an unincorporated area of san jose. they have people being placed on administrative leave, back out here live again this is a meticulous shooting. i do have a s
commute. this morning if you are driving in san jose in the south bay we've had a couple minor fender benders that have been off to the shoulder. i do want to mention the crash we've been covering in the north bay on northbound 101 on the way up to petaluma this is a crash that is blocking one lane up at the marin-sonoma county line. it's a fatal crash. southbound 101 may be effected because of people looking at the crash. let's go to mark. >>> hi there, sal. good morning, to you. this is a dangerous type of fog where we could have clear skies and then you encounter that fog bank and in an instant drop off visibility. but into the afternoon hours very warm numbers inland. tomorrow a little bit cooler. the weekend still dry but a little bit cooler as well. current temperatures are in the 40s. a few upper 30s up toward novato and napa. hayward checking in 47. the fog a big factor coast side and up in the north bay. santa rosa visibility there three quarter of a mile. latest observation at oakland 1/8 of a mile. the fog still hugging parts of the sh
to san jose. we are in san grows -- we start with claudine in santa cruz. >> reporter: we are standing at the start of the procession. the folks told to gather here starting about seven this morning and in the last several minutes we have seen activity. take a look to the side of me. you can see three buses that are lined up along this street. they have the santa cruz police emblem on them and a sign. we assume possibly members of the department will ride these buses down the procession. i want to show you what's happening in this parking lot just near the boardwalk here. you can see motor officers starting to line up their motorcycles. they will stage there and then move to the start of the procession. this procession, ready to leave about 8:45 but everybody was told to gather about seven this morning so it'll just get busier. the morning has started in this community. everybody is still trying to dumb to terms with the loss of the two officers. there was a memorial last night at the santa cruz memorial funeral home. just a chance for people, friends, family, strangers to come. there
the suspects could have been linked to an armed robbery in san jose. here's the intersection where the drive-by shooting happened and police were led on a wild chase through three east bay cities late last night. our cameras caught the chase north through 880. police tried to pull the driver other in hayward for dui and reckless driving. but he sped off through san leandro and oakland. the car spun out of control between 580 between harrison and park and police cars slammed into it to box the car in. officers say people were throwing things out on the roadway. they never found the objects but officers did find weapons inside the vehicle when it finally stopped. >> they pursued the vehicle in oakland where it crossed across the center median. the three occupants were taken into custody from there. >> reporter: police believe those three could be tied to a shooting in hayward early yesterday afternoon. a man was driving with his wife and child at tennyson and kalaroga when he was struck by a bullet and taken to the hospital. he's expected to survive. a hayward police officer tweeted around mid
to tackle this fire. >>> we are on the scene of a deadly accident with san jose police. >>> we are live in san jose where a woman only one week away from having a baby escaped from a fire. we will tell you what started it all next. >>> and it is a big day for same sex couples what they are willing to pay to witness history, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and good morning everybody, it is tuesday march 26th, i am brian flores. steve paulson is here, it sounded like it was going to rain. >> it is going to be cooler and that's for sure, we had the partly cloudy skies overall it looks like partly sunny partly cloudy and here is sal. >>> we had some breaking news out of san jose, we had a fatal accident, a man crashed through and southbound lanes are blocked, janine de la vega is on the scene and in just a few minutes we will have a live report, let's go back to the desk. >>> we begin with breaking news in alameda where firefighters are battling an apartment fire. alex is there where they had been fighting the fire and alex is l
are live in san jose where the roads are wet, we will tell you what to expect for your commute. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you, it is wednesday, march 6th, i am dave clark. >> yes, and we are on storm watch this morning. >> well, some roads in the bay area looked like lakes overnight. a photographer took these pictures. nearly a foot fell on santa rosa and the rain caused all sorts of problems, trees were knocked down and roads were taken by trees. >>> you can see scattered showers in parts of the north bay and some more greens are showing up basically to san jose and out to the east, this activity has moved to the south and we will move the maps to the south as well. it does increase rainfall rate in that area and we have arraign fall intensity 1.76. speaking of the commute we will check in with sal now. >>> traffic is moving along relatively well but it is windy between walnut creek and oakland and it is windy everywhere, but 5:02, let's go back to the desk, again the win will get your attention. >>> san francisco s.w.a.t. teams are at
for weeks. robert handa is live now in san jose with new information on the city's eighth homicide of the year and a very strange circumstances surrounding it. robert. >> very strange. we're at the victim's apartment complex. this management letter was posted on all the units expressing sorrow over stan jacobson's death. but it also says stan brought people here into his life dangerous to his own well being. that is what investigators also believe. >> reporter: people at the hilltop manor city apartment are still reeling over the bizarre circumstances surrounding the disappearance of their friend 69-year-old stan jacobson missing since february 5th but who's body was discovered stabbed to death in his apartment yesterday. today police revealed the person arrested yesterday is 46- year-old regina butler and acquaintance of jacobson and a person seen with him. he talked with butler just before the arrest and confronted her about jacobson's disappearance asking her -- >> what happened to him the night you stayed with him the last night. she says i don't remember. i was on drugs, too d
night san jose police officers in unmarked cars tried to stop the car but the driver of the car started ramming into two police cars and a parked vehicle. the officer got out of their vehicle and that's when the suspect accelerated towards the officer. out of fear for their lives they shot the suspect and one neighbor heard all the chaos while she was eating dinner. >> we heard a car crash and she looked out the window and it was a car crash and we ran outside and we all of a sudden heard a popping sound and i guess it was gunfire. and they had all of their guns drawn and she was telling everybody, go inside, go inside. [ police sirens ] >> reporter: that suspect was rushed to the hospital where he died of his injuries and there was a passenger with him and he is being cooperative and it is unknown if he will be charged with anything. this happened in an unincorporated area of san jose. they have people being placed on administrative leave, back out here live again this is a meticulous shooting. i do have a spokesperson and we hope to have that for you in the next half hour. janine de l
decision is expected in june. >>> the san jose police department is getting ready to welcome new officers. more than 40 recruits will graduate from the san jose police academy. it's the first since 2009. it will be held at 1:00 this afternoon. ktvu has learned a former san francisco lab technician will plead guilty to a drug charge. that plea is expected in federal court this morning. the attorney for debra madden says a plea deal has been reached and madden will plead guilty to a simple charge of possession. madden was accused of stealing cocaine from a police station. >>> the one way loop into downtown is being put into place at 8:00 tonight. foothill boulevard will become a oneway street starting where jackson street and mission boulevard meet. from the foothill the loop will turn left on to a street and left on mission back toward jackson. the loop is part of the $100 million route 238 corridor repaving project. >>> time is 4:35. turning out to be a pretty busy morning on interstate 580. how does it look? >> we do have a problem, brian, and pam. we have a big rig fire. i want to put i
three suspects in custody in a high-speed chase that were involved in a san jose armed robbery and shooting. we've been in touch with police. they say the robbery unit is not expected to be until 8:00 this morning. as soon as we get confirmation on that, we'll be sure to pass it a -- it along to you. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in south san francisco searching for a serial arsonist. police say three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning in orange park and near el camino real. they were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have any information, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> this is a pivotal week for people on both sides of the gay marriage debate. the supreme court will hear arguments on two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. brian flores joins us with a local couple right in the middle of the debate. >> reporter: after years being denied the right to marry, a local couple says now is the time for the u.s. supre
, robert. >> reporter: well, it took some time but the san jose arena here has emptied out. but it will be some time before anyone that was here and in those watches some where else will forget what happened here today. a child leaving a memorial for a mother he will not see again was one of many emotionally wrenching moments that took place today as thousands gathered for a final send off for santa cruz officers baker and butler. >> joaquin would you like to say hi. >> hi. >> reporter: butler's partner peter woo and their son joaquin spoke. >> i whispered to her that i would teach her about boys and that they would always know what a great person their mom was. >> reporter: about 6,000 law enforcement officers saluted as the memorial began at noon. james durbin sang the song arms wide open at the family's request. baker's daughter standing alongside her brother adam a santa cruz police officer read a message from a father's day card she wrote as a young girl eight years ago. >> if i had to pick one word for you it would be integrity. because though it's difficult for you t
on a warrant. >> san jose was once declared the safest big city in the country. now car thefts there are sky rucking. -- rocketing. ktvu's matt keller spoke to a city counsel men who knows why the thefts are on the rise. >> reporter: last year we saw the most vehicle thefts on record here in san jose and this year started off worse. >> reporter: leaving your vehicle parked in san jose is a risky thing to do. >> i ran out of gas. pulled ov. i had to balk -- pulled over. i had to walk to a phone, came back and it was gone. >> reporter: more and more people are feeling that way. statistics released by the police department revealed how bad it is getting. 934 cars stolen in january. a 53% increase compared to last year. break that down, one car is stolen every hour. one city counselman believes it is on the rise is because of the realignment of the prison system. >> we are having our issues with folks coming out into the area. >> more officers can help, with the crimes in san jose, not just vehicle thefts. >> reporter: police say the auto theft detail ended a year ago. but car theft victims say
. they planch to play -- plan to play some of his music. we will bring you more at 6:00 p.m. live in san jose, cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco, a bicyclist accused of killing a pedestrian appeared in court this morning. he pleaded not guilty to a charge. prosecutors say he ran a red light last march and hit a man. but defense attorneys claim it was the pedestrian who entered the intersection prematurely. >>> also in court, a woman accused of kicking a toddler. she pleaded not guilty to the charges against her. police say she kicked the girl in the chest for no reason. the toddler did not suffer serious injuries. she is do in court next week. >>> contra costa county finished its investigation into the death of a police officer. he shot and killed him last september on interstate 680. according to the report released today he was diagnosed with dipolar disorder. the gun he used was legally purchased and registered to him. there was no indication he was going to kill a law enforcement officer. >>> judge agreed to resign. 58-year-old judge paul seeman is accused of stealing a
's 43 degrees. 4 3 san jose, a little cool, 34 and a cool 58 in san diego. sunny today, temperatures will slowly rebound. this is that transition day from the clouds, even though it will be sunny, getting that westerly breeze, a lot of mid-60s. they're about where they should be. normals about 66 degrees. maybe slightly below the coast but about average. warmer weather, friday, saturday, most of sunday, cooler on monday. >>> thank you. 6:09 is the time. a placer county man claims that a sinkhole drained a pond on his property. the manmade pond disappeared on his property sunday night. there's a lot of mining going on in the area and that underground cavity may be blame. >>> a major company telling its employees to reveal how much they weigh or pay up. >>> an anniversary at alcatraz, what happened on the rock 50 years ago today. if you like shrimp, then you're going to love sizzler's shrimp combos starting at just $9.99! four kinds of shrimp, seasoned just right and served in three new combinations. at sizzler! >>> california state lawmakers receive the highest base pay in the countr
degrees. 4 3 san jose, a little cool, 34 and a cool 58 in san diego. sunny today, temperatures will slowly rebound. this is that transition day from the clouds, even though it will be sunny, getting that westerly breeze, a lot of mid-60s. they're about where they should be. normals about 66 degrees. maybe slightly below the coast but about average. warmer weather, friday, saturday, most of sunday, cooler on monday. >>> thank you. 6:09 is the time. a placer county man claims that a sinkhole drained a pond on his property. the manmade pond disappeared on his property sunday night. there's a lot of mining going on in the area and that underground cavity may be blame. >>> a major company telling its employees to reveal how much they weigh or pay up. >>> an anniversary at alcatraz, what happened on the rock 50 years ago today. if you like shrimp then you're going to love sizzler's shrimp combos starting at just $9.99! four kinds of shrimp seasoned just right and served in three new combinations. at sizzler! >>> california state lawmakers r
in 12 minutes. >>> in san jose, police say a young man was stabbed to death. news chopper 2 was over the scene showing us that scene from guadalupe oak grove park during our 5:00 news. police tell us they received a 911 call from the park just before 4:00 this afternoon. officers found a man in his late teens or early 20s with stab wounds and he died at the scene. no one has been arrested and the victim's name has not been released. investigators say this is san jose's 7th homicide of the year. >>> five schools in antioch were locked down today after a teen-ager was shot nearby. it started at about # 40:00 this morning in antioch. police responded to a 911 call about gunshots and later found a 16-year-old boy at a nearby hospital. as a result, police locked down these five campuses for 25 minutes while officers cleared the area. police say the teen was not a student and is expected to make a full recovery. >>> the man charged with overseaing the oakland police force laid out his goals today. paul chambers is live now in oakland where former los angeles police chief bill bretton talke
being held by his mother. >> police have arrested that mom and she admitted it happened. >>> san jose police need help they say are expected of assaulting another woman and stealing her purse. we're showing you a picture of the woman from surveillance cameras. investigators say she knocked the victim down and that this man here took the woman's purse. both then took off on bikes. investigators are asking anyone who knows who they are to call the police department. >> a major roadway improvement project was meant to beautify san jose, but careless drivers have turned new road into an ugly and expensive mess. >> evidence of the latest crash along this newly redone section of capital express way in east san jose. a driver veered off the road and took out a light pole, creating another headache for work crews. >> we are trying to improve the neighborhood. >> brandy childress is with the agent in charge of this project. $8.5 million is being spend on new sidewalk, and light poles. since work start ed two years ago there have been several similar crashes with repair work costing thousands t
at san jose traffic, northbound 280 does look good, so does 101 and 85, so we're off to a good start. notice the fog is not as dense as it was yesterday. let's go to mark. >>> yeah, that's right on with the observations, the fog not nearly as extreme as yet but a few patches over the next few hours, especially right around the bay itself. for today patchy morning fog, mild to warm. tomorrow partly sunny and the weekend a dry forecast, temperatures will come down beginning today, continuing into the weekend. we have a big batch of high clouds moving into northern california, high clouds approaching the bay area, muggy especially for the afternoon hours. temperatures not extremely cold, showing you some 40s towards santa rosa, napa. oakland 52. heyward 53. downtown san francisco 48. san jose 53 degrees. for the coast, some areas of fog. in the afternoon hours partly cloudy, 58 to 63. for the bayside locations patchy fog this morning, high clouds this afternoon, temperatures still on the mild side, lower 70s across the bay. inland spots, warmest locations on track to reach the upper 70s
of the city over the next coming weeks, back to you. >>> now to the south bay. 43 graduates of the san jose police academy received their badges today. proud families watched as two women and 41 men got swarpb in. the mayor, chuck reed, -tsdz he is grateful the department can hire more officers. in recent years the department went down 1400 officers due to layoffs, resignations and retirement. >>> today, former san francisco police crime lab tech, debra madden pled guilty to cocaine possession, the plea ends the case that began back in 2009 when the 63-year-old was accused of stealing evidence from the crime lab. the investigation led to the dismissal of hundreds of cases. they will determine the sentence after considering federal guidelines. >>> new video today that helps explain why residents wanted a new police substation in their neighborhood. within hours of opening at 6th and market last week, these surveillance cameras captured images of an 80-year-old man with a walker being robbed and punched in the face just outside of the station. you can see a police officer tackling the assaila
for a move to san jose. ktvu's robert handa reports it comes the same day they promised to return the land. >> reporter: when lew wolff addressed a crowd this morning in san jose he did not know his plan would soon be up in the air. lew wolff didn't comment on major league major league baseball's handling on the request to move. >> so many aspects of land ownership and other influences indicate to us that we need to be in a downtown area. >> reporter: land ownership is a problem. >> reporter: today he ruled san jose made the move after the governor's deadline so the land goes back to the successor agency and must be sold with the money going to school districts. >> all of the agencies must get agree to the fact that the park is an important asset that would benefit all of them. >> he made that argument when he discussed the benefits of a ballpark. >> it is a regional impact. it is sad when we don't look at it that way. >> the mayor believes the deal is valid and plans to work with the agencies to keep the drive alive. in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> homeowners in a nei
was wounded. investigators say it may be gang related. >>> san jose police tell us two people injured during a officer involved shooting are both felons. a police officer fired on a stolen car as the driver tried to run down the officer. the woman driver was wounded, the passengers also injured. she was a wanted felon and the passengers was wanted on a felony warrant. both now face charges. >>> we learned san jose is seeing a surge in vehicle thefts and now on pace to break last year's record high. matt keller with what is behind the increase. >> reporter: leaving your vehicle parked in san jose is a risky thing to do. >> pulls over, i had to walk to the phone, came back it was gone. >> reporter: more and more people in san jose are feeling that way, statistics released by the police department revealed how bad it is getting. 934 cars were stolen in january. 893 in february. a 53% increase compared to stolen every hour. one councilman believes it is on the rise because of the realignment of the prison system. >> we are having issues with folks coming out into communityalize over in californi
in san jose are investigating a fatal accident just after 2:00 this morning, police found a gravely injured man behind the wheel of a totaled car on the sidewalk near southbound monterey road and kurt near avenue. the car crashed through two trees and a light pole. the man died a short time later and southbound monterey road was blocked for hours as officers investigated. >>> a homicide investigation is underway in napa after a gruesome discovery was made this morning on a highway overcrossing. firefighters and police received several calls just before 4:00 a.m. about a burning object on highway 29 on a pedestrian overpass near industrial way. when firefighters arrived, they found a man's body totally engulfed in flames. he was pronounced dead at the scene. no one reported seeing how the man was set on fire. right now police are investigating his death as a homicide. >> we're not sure if it's a homicide or suicide and we're treating it as the homicide and then less information or evidence suggests otherwise. >> the man's identity is unknown and
. it started as san jose and later became the compact center until hewlett packard agreed to call it. pavilion. >> i call it the tank. i always call it the tank. . >> the contract is for a few more years. if sap wants to step up, that's good for us. >> reporter: you haven't heard anything official yet right? >> all we have is talk. >> reporter: naming rights has been an important element in santa clara. many have expressed best. >> if lure looking for stadium -- if you're looking for stadium rights, stadium is pretty good to put your number on. >> reporter: san jose marketing guru ann orloff is baffled. >> this is the capital you would think they will do everything possible to hold on to it. >> reporter: we have been told the city is already starting to discuss what it might be do if hp decides it wantings out before the contract expires at the end of 2015. >> robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a massive international effort as uncovered 80 genetic markers that indicates a person tendency for certain types of cancer. the research
the bill for copper theft. the repair cost, well in san jose $160,000 to repair 500 lights. in freemont, nearly half a million in 2011 and 2012 and for bart almost $100,000 in 2011 to replace wiring along its tracks and on bay area highways from the south bay to concord, about 60-metering lights have been vandalized off the past year. caltran replaced 18 at a cost of $35,000 a piece. now, another trick cities are using to pull off, they are making the spools of copper worth more than $1000 so that makes it a felony to steal. basically their message to copper thieves is we aren't taking it anymore so beware. live from concord, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile silicon valley is the center of many of the nations high-tech ideas but a new study says certain people are being left out. that story coming up in about 12 minutes. >>> valejo police are investigating the cities sixth homicide of the year. neighbors call police just before 5:30:00 p.m. yesterday after hearing shots fired from a home on hickborn street. when officers
san jose officials about city affairs must be made public. this comes following a ruling from a santa clara county judge. the move is meant to close a loophole in the state's public records law. the ruling is a victory for those accusing california of a public records act. >>> ktvu learned -- agents used passengers blue tooth devices to track them through the airport. passenger groups are not happy about it. >> reporter: lines can be long. documents show tsa tested a project to measure how long sensors in the terminal to find your blue tooth device, hone in and track you. and how long it takes you to get through security. it detects signals and calculates a wait time. the information would be encrypted and destroyed within two hours. we've learned they tested this technology in 2012 in las vegas and indianapolis. then bailed on it. >> this is an expensive and complicated way of estimating average wait times. compared with having a ticket agent write the time. >> reporter: tsa has been dealing with complaints about how it handles privacy.
's average is $4.22. in san jose it's $4.13 and in oakland it's $4.12. bay area prices are 24-cents higher. >>> the county closed a station in lafayette after lawmakers denied a proposal. there's no merger agreement yet to share a new facility but talks are beginning. meetings will be held before the two agencies tomorrow and tuesday. >>> trunks of unmanned police vehicles can no longer be manned from inside. that's what happened when someone smashed a window of a police car and stole a rifle. the rifle was found two days later at an oakland home. >>> in our continuing coverage of the sequester cuts in the budget, president obama plans several visits to that place right there capitol hill. some republicans are skeptical of the president's motives for reaching out. others are hoping his efforts will encourage bipartisan cooperation and break the gridlock in washington. cristina muchler reports. >> none of this is necessary. it's happening because a choice that republicans in congress have made. >> reporter: from that to this. >>ive been reaching out to republicans and democrats to see if w
ago. what led to this frightening scene in the city's bay view district. >>> we are live in san jose where police are looking for two robbers who targeted people riding light rail. we'll show you surveillance video of the suspects. >>> and the fog might make it tough for you to see on some commutes. the morning news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this friday morning. good friday. march 29th i'm pam cook. >> good morning, i'm brian flores in for dave clark today. let's take a quick lack at your weather and traffic. steve a foggy and a little warm today. >> definitely very foggy for you out there in thest cone abay. visibility near zero. >>> here in san jose the fog hasn't arrived yet. we both know the fog doesn't move around. we'll be the fog brothers we'll take a lack at it. there is a look at the sunol grade. at 6:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> sal, thank you. we're tracking developing news in san francisco where a driver lost control and plowed into a house. a woman who lives in the home says she was asleep when the driver came crashing through h
the dogs in 2007 but the dublin school board voted to bring them back last year. >>> san jose police are looking for two men that are suspected of robbing people leaving a light rail station. janine de la vega is at station with a look at the video police are hoping will lead them to the suspects. >> reporter: the second incident in the last couple of months where victims have been followed off of a light rail station and robbed in neighborhood. the first one happened on ray street but the latest involved a light rail station and happened in the evening hours. police want you to take a good look at these two men. one is black the other is latino and both appear to be in their 20s. on march 8th they followed victims off the train which is near capital avenue. this is video of the two suspects getting off the train. investigators say they confronted the victims in a neighborhood about a half mile away. it was there where they shot the victims. after the victims were robbed the suspects ran away. the first suspect is described as black being 5'10" ta
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